Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

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Sunday Miscellany Sunday 18 August 2019

Sunday Miscellany live from the Imagine Arts and Waterford Writers Festival in the Theatre Royal Waterford will be broadcast on Sunday 17th November. The writers are John MacKenna, Ian Maleney, Catherine Foley, AM Cousins, Andrew Doherty and Lani O’Hanlon and there’ll be music from piper David Power, folk acoustic trio The Kalimbas, and Benny McCarthy, Brendan Clancy and Dónal Clancy.  To see some atmospheric pictures from the concert please click here


Ticket for Christmas Miscellany in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday, 4th December, are now on sale through the National Concert Hall website.  To book your seat click here


A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has just been published by New Island Books.  This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.  For further information click here

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

On this morning’s programme, we heard: 

My Great Hurling Moment by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil; 
Peace, Love and Woodstock by Margaret Hickey;
The Killenaule Parrot by Leo Cullen;
The Moo of a Cow Can Be Balm to the Soul by Barbara Scully;
And
Riding Rickshaw from Croke Park by Gerry Moran

Music:

Marcshlua Uí Néill, by Seán Ó Riada;
Woodstock, by Joni Mitchell;
It’s A Long Way To Tipperary, sung by John McCormack;
And
Sunshine and Showers, by Máirtín O’Connor

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 18th August 2019

Sunday Miscellany Podcast, 18th August 2019

On this morning's programme we heard: My Great Hurling Moment by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil; Peace, Love and Woodstock by Margaret Hickey; The Killenaule Parrot by Leo Cullen; The Moo of a Cow Can Be Balm to the Soul by Barbara Scully; And Riding Rickshaw from Croke Park by Gerry Moran

My Great Hurling Moment by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil

My Great Hurling Moment by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil

A no-hope hurler has a moment of glory

Peace, Love and Woodstock by Margaret Hickey

Peace, Love and Woodstock by Margaret Hickey

A young Trinity student attends the legendary festival in 1969

The Killenaule Parrot by Leo Cullen

The Killenaule Parrot by Leo Cullen

The summer of 1959: heat, drought and a hurling final replay

The Moo of a Cow Can Be Balm to the Soul by Barbara Scully

The Moo of a Cow Can Be Balm to the Soul by Barbara Scully

Summer delights on a holiday at home in Ireland

Riding Rickshaw from Croke Park by Gerry Moran

Riding Rickshaw from Croke Park by Gerry Moran

Defeated Kilkenny supporters travel home in style from the 2016 final

About The Show

New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

Music Played on the Show

Marcshlua Uí Néill

Marcshlua Uí Néill

Seán Ó Riada Agus Ceoltóirí Chualainn

3:27

Woodstock

Woodstock

Mitchell, Joni

5:42

It's A Long Way To Tipperary

It's A Long Way To Tipperary

John Mccormack (Tenor)

3:14

Sunshine And Showers

Sunshine And Showers

Máirtin O'Connor

1:44

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